Sudbury Community Coordinator - Frontier College, Head Office
POSITION AVAILABLE – EXTERNAL POSTING
Title of Position: Community Coordinator
Term: maternity leave; Part-time (21 hours/week)
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
Start date: Early November, 2020
End date: August, 2021
Frontier College is a national, non-profit literacy organization which was founded in 1899. We work with children, teens, adults and families who need help to improve their literacy skills. We work in partnership with organizations to deliver volunteer-run, community-based programs across Canada. Through volunteer mobilization, youth leadership development and community capacity building we enable communities to reach their literacy and learning goals. Many of our programs are delivered through a national network of university campus-based initiatives.
Frontier College currently runs one-to-one and small group tutoring programs for children in Sudbury (including virtual and in-person programming). We also engage parents and community members through social media as well as parent and community workshops. We are seeking a part-time Community Coordinator who will work with volunteers and partners to manage local programming activities. Travel in the Sudbury area is required.
The Community Coordinator is a member of the Southern Ontario program staff team and works both independently and collaboratively to carry out and promote the work of Frontier College in the community. The Community Coordinator has direct responsibility for volunteers and interns. This position reports to the Regional Manager for Southern Ontario.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Coordinate and provide leadership to Frontier College community programs in consultation with Supervisor
- Apply volunteer management policies and practices to create a strong volunteer network
- Mobilize, train, supervise and support volunteers to work in the community and provide online tutoring support.
- Develop, sustain, monitor and evaluate partnerships, pilot projects and model programs.
- Recruit and supervise volunteer organizational teams and interns.
- Coordinate community-based summer programs.
- Design, deliver and evaluate workshops and presentations.
- Participate in program planning, evaluation and special projects.
- Manage program budgets and information and provide reports.
- Represent Frontier College in the region.
Skills and Attributes
- Knowledge of how to develop, implement and evaluate effective non-formal education programs (online and in-person).
- One to three years of relevant work experience.
- Experience with volunteers, with community settings, and diverse populations.
- Energetic, resourceful, and flexible.
- Able to think critically, solve problems and manage details.
- Works well independently and as part of a team.
- Able to build leadership skills in university students
- Skills in volunteer management, community outreach, partnership development, project management, and team building.
- Strong administrative and organizational skills.
- Ability to facilitate workshops
- Excellent negotiation, communication and public speaking skills.
- Computer skills (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Internet and Google Suite).
- Organized, able to manage multiple tasks and deal with stress.
- Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
- Ability to work evenings and weekends as required.
- University degree or equivalent experience
- Knowledge of online educational programming
- Background in education and/or non-formal education
- Knowledge of the Sudbury community
Compensation: We offer an attractive compensation package, excellent benefits and a chance to work in a supportive environment.
Interested candidates should send a résumé and covering letter to:
Regional Manager for Southern Ontario
Closing date: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
For more information about Frontier College visit www.frontiercollege.ca
You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from diverse individuals who self-identify on the basis of any of the protected grounds under the Human Rights Code. We are committed to integration and maintaining the independence of individuals and removing barriers to accessibility in the workplace. We are committed to full compliance with the Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and all other applicable legislation. We invite applicants to request accommodation, as required, throughout the application and hiring process.